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Meaning: very little money

For example:

  • When I was a kid I worked for peanuts delivering newspapers on a bicycle. I got about a dollar a day.

  • Her apartment is really cheap. She's been there for years, and she still pays peanuts for it.

Quick Quiz:

Christine says the kids who work at McDonald's get paid peanuts. She says their salary is
  1. very low
  2. very good
  3. very high

Discuss: peanuts

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